Greenpoint, October, 2015

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

"I Got the Line-Up, Partner"

The way an express train
snubs the passengers at a local station

-Charles Reznikoff, from By the Well of Living and Seeing
(Jackson Heights, September 2012)
Here are all the poets and poems in the BTB's (Not Exactly) Poetry in Motion series.

Consuelo González Amézcua (Chelo), "I have a world in my thinking..."

Elizabeth Bishop, "The Man-Moth"*

Paul Blackburn, "The Franklin Avenue Line"*

Louise Bogan, "To an Artist, to Take Heart"

Bertolt Brecht, "Changing the Wheel"

Charles Bukowski, "The Laughing Heart"

Tom Clark, "Oracle"

Gregory Corso, "Birthplace Revisited"

Robert Creeley, "The Bird"

Emily Dickinson, "To few the mornings be..."

David Ferry, "At the Bus Stop; Eurydice"*

Paul Goodman, "Handball Players"

Miroslav Holub, "Napoleon"

Martin Jacobvitz, "Five Ways of Looking at a Flower"*

Franz Kafka, Zürau Aphorisms (#39a)

Anna Kamieńska, "Those Who Carry"

Ryszard Kapuscinski, "Ecology" (Ekologia)

Urszula Kozioł, "A Day Went By"

Philip Larkin, "Long Lion Days"

Denise Levertov, "O Taste and See"*

Eileen Myles, "Truth"*

Pablo Neruda, The Book of Questions (xxv)

Charles Olson, from "Maximus, to Himself"

Ezra Pound, "In a Station of the Metro"*

Charles Reznikoff, from "Going To and From and Walking Up and Down"*

Charles Simic, "That Little Something (for Li-Young Lee)"

Stevie Smith, "The Pleasures of Friendship"

Wallace Stevens, "Disillusionment at Ten O'Clock"

Robert Walser, "On Robert Walser"

William Carlos Williams, "The Locust Tree in Flower"

(The title of this post refers to what MTA conductors on the 7 train say to the motorman, or v.v., when they have the signal to leave Times Square.)

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